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One Week, Three Museums!

One Week, Three Museums!

The Munitions workers had already established their image in tunic and trousers, but were mainly centred in industrial towns and worked indoors. The Women’s Defence Relief Corps had introduced the idea of longish smock and gaiters and boots, but not as compulsory uniform. Now the Land Army girl was officially clad in twill breeches, pullover and … Continue reading

Guest blog: Ceramicist Geraldine Francis considers the challenges and benefits of delivering Arts Award as an artist practitioner

Guest blog: Ceramicist Geraldine Francis considers the challenges and benefits of delivering Arts Award as an artist practitioner

A few years ago, I was lucky enough to receive a grant towards training as an Arts Award Adviser. Arts Award is a scheme which allows young people to evidence their creative activities and gain a nationally recognised qualification. As a Montessorian and an admirer of the Reggio Emelia philosophy the structure of this programme … Continue reading

The Fabric of Life

The Fabric of Life

Gone were the buxom femininity of the Edwardian lady and the bluff machismo of the Edwardian gent. The new woman lopped off her hair, first bobbing it, then shingling it … and then cutting it all off into an Eton crop, the shortest of all. She wore cloche hats and sporty, androgynous-looking jumpers, her breasts … Continue reading

Opportunity: Wiltshire Youth Arts Partnership seeks freelance project evaluator for HLF funded Fabric of Life project

Opportunity: Wiltshire Youth Arts Partnership seeks freelance project evaluator for HLF funded Fabric of Life project

Wiltshire Youth Arts Partnership is seeking to appoint a highly experienced, freelance project evaluator to devise and effectively deliver a comprehensive evaluation plan for the Heritage Lottery Funded project- Fabric of Life. Background The Wiltshire Youth Arts Partnership is the Youth Arts Partnership organisation for Wiltshire Councils Early Help Service. WYAP’s function is to fundraise, … Continue reading

Opportunity: Call out for dance assistant

Opportunity: Call out for dance assistant

WYAP Dance is looking for a dance assistant to assist with the teaching of their weekly class in Tidworth until Christmas (with a possible extension). The class takes place every Thursday at the Wellington Academy from 5-6.30pm. The participants are aged between 11 and 16 and have a mixture of dance experience. The class is … Continue reading

Training: Creative Consultation with Young People

Training: Creative Consultation with Young People

Creative Consultation with Young People. 10th November 2016, 10 am- 4.15 pm, Tobacco Factory, Bristol The Course: A one-day course to provide you with hands on, practical tips and techniques for effective youth arts consultation. With increasing pressure from national and local government, funders and young people themselves, it’s time to arm yourself with the … Continue reading

Guest blog: Jo Beal talks about the collective aims and ethos of Music Connect – a celebration of music and young people in Wiltshire

Guest blog: Jo Beal talks about the collective aims and ethos of Music Connect – a celebration of music and young people in Wiltshire

As co-ordinator of Music Connect I have been working with a range of partners across Wiltshire to bring together a celebration of young people’s music-making. Underway now, and continuing throughout July, Music Connect aims to inspire and support children and young people in their personal musical development by celebrating and raising the profile of the … Continue reading

Networking: Arts Award Week

Networking: Arts Award Week

Arts Awards are celebrating their 10th birthday with the first national Arts Award Week which will run from 2-10 July. As part of this, young people are being offered the chance to ask their questions on creative careers directly to artists and creative industry professionals via  a Twitter Q&A event encompassing four live panels (taking … Continue reading